Lichen simplex chronicus on the scalp: exuberant clinical, dermoscopic, and histopathological findings.
- Bianca Pinheiro Bousquet Muylaert,
- Mayara Trindade Borges,
- Alexandre Ozores Michalany,
- Camila Raposo Cabral Scuotto
An Bras Dermatol 2018 Jan-Feb;93(1):108-110
Thychology Outpatient Division at Universidade de Santo Amaro (UNISA) - Santo Amaro (SP), Brazil.
Lichen simplex chronicus is a skin disease that mostly affects female patients, with a peak incidence between ages 35 and 50 years. On the scalp, it appears as a single or multiple oval lesions, showing scaling and hair shaft loss or breakage. An important dermoscopic feature of the disease are the "broom fibers. Read More